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STATE
National Fingerprint File State: You do not need to get fingerprints from NFF states
 Go to the WebsiteVisit the State's website to complete your request

Alabama

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Alabama Criminal Justice

Information Center

Contact Name:

None

Address:

201 South Union Street, Suite 300

Montgomery, AL 36130

Primary Phone:

(334) 353-4340

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(334) 517-2742

Email:

None

Website:

http://www.alea.gov/Home/wfContent.aspx?PLH1=plhACJIC-CriminalHistory

Fee:

$25.00

Instructions:

Alabama\Alabama CHR Forms.pdf

How can I obtain my Alabama criminal history record?

1.    Complete and sign the ALEA "Application to Review Alabama Criminal History Record Information" form. The application must be signed by two witnesses or be signed by a notary.

2.    Attach one (1) copy of your valid photo identification card to the completed application. (see Appendix B for instructions)

3.    Attach two (2) completed FBI-Application Fingerprint cards of your fingerprints to the completed application. These can be taken at local Sheriff’s Offices or police departments. (see Appendix C for instructions)

4.    Attach the required $25.00 administrative fee (in form of a Cashier’s check or money order payable to ALEA Criminal Records and Identification Unit) to the completed application. Additional copies are $5.00 each if ordered at the same time. (Sorry – no personal or business checks accepted)

5.    Mail the completed application and attachments listed above to:

Criminal Records and Identification Unit

P.O. Box 1511

Montgomery, Alabama 36102-1511

ATTN: Background Checks

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

CAN Central Registry Office of Child Protective Services Department Human Resources

Contact Name:

None

Address:

50 Ripley Street, Montgomery, Alabama - 36130

Primary Phone:

(334) 353-1045

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(334) 242-0939

Email:

None

Website:

http://dhr.alabama.gov/services/Child_Protective_Services/CentralRegistryClearance.aspx

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Alabama\Alabama CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete Form Alabama Department Human Resources Child Abuse/Neglect (CA/N) Central Registry Clearance Information Request Form identifying the Licensed Child Care Center as the agency requesting the information
2. Fill out the entire form providing information about the applicant
3. Mail request to state at the address listed on the form

 

 

Alaska

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Department of Public Safety - Criminal Records and Identification Bureau

Contact Name:

None

Address:

5700 East Tudor Road, Anchorage, Alaska - 99507

Primary Phone:

(907) 269-5767

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(907) 269-5091

Email:

dps.criminal.records@alaska.gov

Website:

http://www.dps.state.ak.us/Statewide/background/

Fee:

$20.00

Instructions:

Alaska\Alaska CHR Form.pdf

A check or money order payable to the State of Alaska in the amount of $20

must accompany this request. Additional copies, if requested at the time of this request, may be obtained for an additional $5 per copy. All requests must be submitted via U.S. Postal Service or in person.


Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Health & Social Services

Contact Name:

None

Address:

323 East 4th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska - 99053

Primary Phone:

(907) 269-4026

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(907) 269-4098

Email:

ocsbackgroundcheck@alaska.gov

Website:

http://dhss.alaska.gov/ocs/Pages/childprotection/default.aspx

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Alaska\Alaska CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete the Alaska Department Health & Social Services Clearance Form
Must be signed and include DOB, SSN, and all known aliases
2. Include photo ID of applicant
3. E- Mail Request to State

 


 

American Samoa

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Commission of Police, Department of Public Safety

Contact Name:

Commissioner of Police

Address:

P.O. Box 53, Apia, AS, - 00917

Primary Phone:

(684)633-4119

Secondary Phone:

Fax:

(684)633-2269

Email:

info@as.gov

Website:

https://www.americansamoa.gov/

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Background checks in American Samoa are available from the Commission of Police, Department of Public Safety. Write to them with a request for information at: Commissioner of Police, P.O. Box 53, Apia, AS 00917.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Public Safety

Contact Name:

Children & Family Services Division

Address:

Utulei, American Samoa 96799

Primary Phone:

(684)633-2696 ext.222

Secondary Phone:

Fax:

Email:

americansamoagovernment@gmail.com

Website:

cfaumuina@dhss.as

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Please call or email to gain the information that is needed.

 


 

Arizona

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Department of Public Safety - Criminal History Records Unit

Contact Name:

Criminal History Records Section

Address:

P.O. Box 18450, Phoenix, Arizona - 85005

Primary Phone:

(602) 223-2222 (304) 625-5590

Secondary Phone:

(602) 223-2229

Fax:

(602) 223-2983

Email:

None

Website:

https://www.azdps.gov/services/public/records/criminal

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Arizona\Arizona CHR Form.pdf

 

Arizona\Paper Copy of FD-258 Form.pdf

1.    Submit a full set of legible rolled fingerprints, and complete all the areas on the FD-258 Form

2.    Fingerprints must be taken by an official at a law enforcement agency. The badge/serial number of the official and the name of the agency must appear in the block provided

3.    Do not bend or fold the completed fingerprint card.

4.    Complete the Record Review Contact Information Sheet.

5.    Mail the completed fingerprint card, and the Record Review Contact Information Sheet to:
P.O. Box 18450, Phoenix, Arizona - 85005

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Child Safety Office of Licensing & Regulation Background Investigation Unit

Contact Name:

None

Address:

P.O. Box 6030, Site Code CO10-20, Phoenix, Arizona - 85005

Primary Phone:

(602) 255-2801

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(602) 265-3993

Email:

DCSCentralRegistry@azdcs.gov

Website:

https://dcs.az.gov/

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Arizona\Arizonza CAN Form.pdf

1. Applicant must complete the Interstate Central Registry Release Information Form
2. Notarize the form
3. Email form to
DCYFCentralRegistryCheck@azdes.gov

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arkansas

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Arkansas State Police

Contact Name:

Arkansas State Police Identification Bureau

Address:

1 State Police Plaza Drive, Little Rock, AR - 72209

Primary Phone:

(501) 618-8500

Secondary Phone:

(501) 324-8900

Fax:

None

Email:

info@asp.state.ar.us

Website:

https://www.ark.org/criminal/index.php

Fee:

$25.00

Instructions:

Arkansas\Arkansas CHR Forms.pdf

Complete the form and mail-in request to the address above with a check or money order for $25.00

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Child Maltreatment Central Registry

Contact Name:

Dennis Robbins

Address:

 P.O. Box 1437, Slot S566, Little Rock, Arkansas - 72203

Primary Phone:

(501) 682-0405

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(501) 682-0407

Email:

None

Website:

http://humanservices.arkansas.gov/dcfs/pages/childprotectiveservices.aspx

Fee:

$10.00

Instructions:

Arkansas\Arkansas CAN Form.pdf

1. Applicant must complete the Application for Child Maltreatment Central Registry
2. Have the form notarized
3. Send form with check or money order to P.O. Box 1437, Slot S566, Little Rock, Arkansas - 72203

 

 


 

California

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Department of Justice

Contact Name:

Bureau of Criminal Information & Analysis - Record Review Unit

Address:

P.O. Box 903417, Sacramento, CA - 94203

Primary Phone:

(916) 227-3835

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

None

Email:

recordreview@doj.ca.gov

Website:

https://oag.ca.gov/fingerprints/security

Fee:

$25.00

Instructions:

California\California CHR Form.pdf

Complete CHR Form & Mail to address provided on the form

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Dept. of Justice - Bureau of Criminal Information & Analysis CACI

Contact Name:

None

Address:

P.O. Box 903417, Sacramento, California - 94203

Primary Phone:

(916) 227-3835

Secondary Phone:

(916) 210-4241

Fax:

(916) 227-6364

Email:

recordreview@doj.ca.gov

Website:

https://oag.ca.gov/sites/all/files/agweb/pdfs/childabuse/bcia4056.pdf?

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

California\California CAN Form.pdf

Complete CHR Form & Mail to address provided on the form

 


 

 

Colorado

NFF
STATE
Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Bureau of Investigation

Contact Name:

Colorado Bureau of Investigation

Address:

690 Kipling Street, Ste. 315, Lakewood, CO - 80215

Primary Phone:

(303) 239-4208

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

None

Email:

CDPS_CBI_Records_Check@state.co.us

Website:

https://www.cbirecordscheck.com/Common/Terms_Limitation.aspx

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Due to new Federal guidelines defined on 08/14/2017, no steps need to be taken by the applicant to obtain this criminal history information now from this specific state.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

CDHS Background Investigation Unit

Contact Name:

None

Address:

1575 Sherman Street, 1st Floor, Denver, Colorado - 80203

Primary Phone:

(303) 866-4694

Secondary Phone:

(303) 866-4614

Fax:

None

Email:

None

Website:

https://sites.google.com/a/state.co.us/cdhs-oas/home/employment-affairs/background-investigation-unit

Fee:

$28.00

Instructions:

Colorado\Colorado CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete the Background Investigation Unit Individual Inquiry Form from the attachment.
2. Write a Check or Money Order made payable to CDHS, BIU, and Records & Reports
3. Mail request and check/money order to:
Background Investigations Unit
1575 Sherman St., 1st Floor
Denver, CO 80203

 


 

Connecticut

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection

Contact Name:

State Police Bureau of Investigation

Address:

1111 Country Club Road, Middletown, CT - 06547

Primary Phone:

(860) 685-8480

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(860) 685-8361

Email:

DESPP.Feedback@ct.gov

Website:

www.ct.gov/despp

Fee:

$36.00

Instructions:

Connecticut\Connecticuit CHR Form.pdf

1. Fill out attached form for a name based search.
2. Enclose a Check or Money Order for the applicable amount made payable to: "Treasurer-State of CT"
3. Mail Request with Check or Money Order to:
DESPP-SPBI
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, CT 06457-2389

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Children & Families Careline

Contact Name:

Daikyu Muley

Address:

505 Hudson Street, 5th Floor, Hartford, Connecticut - 06106

Primary Phone:

(800) 842-2288

Secondary Phone:

(860) 560-7000

Fax:

(860) 560-7071

Email:

Dakibu.muley@ct.gov

Website:

http://www.ct.gov/dcf/site/default.asp

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Connecticut\Connecticut CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete DCF-3033 Foster Care and Adoption Background Search Release Form
2. Mail Request to State or fax to 860-560-7071
Mail to:
DCF Careline Background Searches
505 Hudson Street, 5th Floor
Hartford, CT 06106

 


 

Delaware

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

State Bureau of Identification

Contact Name:

Delaware State Police - State Bureau of Identification

Address:

PO Box 430, Dover, Delaware - 19903

Primary Phone:

(302) 739-5884

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

None

Email:

None

Website:

http://dsp.delaware.gov/state_bureau_of_identification.shtml

Fee:

$52.00

Instructions:

Delaware\Delaware CHR Authorization Form.docx

 

Delaware\Delaware FD-258 Form.pdf

Fingerprints may be taken by your local police agency or any fingerprinting agency. All ten print fingerprint cards are acceptable. If the agency will not provide a card, you may print a FD-258 fingerprint card that is available on the Federal Bureau of Investigation website at www.fbi.gov – click stats & Services, then Identity History Summary Checks, then FD-258 Fingerprint Card. You may print the card on regular paper and present this to the agency for fingerprinting.
FOR STATE BACKGROUND: A written authorization letter granting the Delaware State Police to conduct a background check on the individual must be signed by the individual. This does not need to be notarized. Send the authorization letter in along with a money order made payable to the Delaware State Police for $52.00 along with your fingerprint card. The fingerprint card should be filled out entirely to include your name, any aliases, address, date of birth, social security, sex, race, height, weight, eye color, hair color and place of birth.
An authorization letter, fingerprint card and certified check or money order, made payable to "Delaware State Police" should be sent to the below address. PERSONAL CHECKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED

MAIL TO:
Delaware State Police
State Bureau of Identification
P.O. Box 430
Dover, DE 19903
If you need any other information regarding a certified criminal history, please call 302-739-5884.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

DSCYF, OCCL Criminal History Unit

Contact Name:

Beth Kramer

Address:

Concord Plaza, Hagley Bldg., 3411 Silverside Rd., Wilmington, Delaware - 19810

Primary Phone:

(302) 892-5800

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(302) 633-5191

Email:

beth.kramer@state.de.us

Website:

http://kids.delaware.gov/information/adamwalsh.shtml

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Delaware\Deleware CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete DCF-3033 Foster Care and Adoption Background Search Release Form
2. Mail or fax request to information listed above

 

 

District of Columbia

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Metropolitan Police Department - Criminal History Section

Contact Name:

Michael Scott

Address:

300 Indiana Ave. N.W., Room 1075, Washington, District of Columbia - 20001

Primary Phone:

(202) 727-8625

Secondary Phone:

(202) 727-4245

Fax:

(202) 727-4464

Email:

michael.scott@dc.gov

Website:

https://mpdc.dc.gov/service/police-clearances-arrest-and-criminal-history-section

Fee:

$7.00

Instructions:

District of Columbia\DC CHR Form.docx

Write a NOTARIZED letter requesting a background check to:
Metropolitan Police Department
Criminal History Section
300 Indiana Avenue, NW, Room 1075
Washington, DC 20001
The letter must include the following information:
Full Name
Date of Birth
Social Security Number
Self-addressed Stamped Envelope
$7 Money Order payable to the DC Treasurer (Checks Not Accepted)
Verified

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Child & Family Services Agency Child Protective Register

Contact Name:

None

Address:

200 I Street, SE, Washington, District of Columbia - 20003

Primary Phone:

(202) 442-6100

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(202) 727-8040

Email:

cfsa@dc.gov

Website:

https://cfsa.dc.gov/service/background-checks

Fee:

None Known

Instructions:

District of Columbia\DC CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete General CPR Check Application 2.  Fax Request to State Attention; Supervisor. DC Child Protection Register Unit

 


 

Florida

NFF
STATE
Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Department of Children and Families

Contact Name:

Florida Department of Law Enforcement

Address:

PO Box 1489, Tallahassee, FL - 32302

Primary Phone:

(850) 410-8161

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(850) 410-8138

Email:

None

Website:

https://cchinet.fdle.state.fl.us/search/app/default?1

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Due to new Federal guidelines defined on 08/14/2017, no steps need to be taken by the applicant to obtain this criminal history information now from this specific state.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Children and Families

Contact Name:

Kaycee Marshall

Address:

1317 Winewood Boulevard Building 6, 4th Floor, Tallahassee, Florida - 32399

Primary Phone:

(888) 352-2849

Secondary Phone:

(850) 487-6053

Fax:

None

Email:

HQW.CWR.Employment.Requests@myflfamilies.com

Website:

http://www.myflfamilies.com/

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Florida\Florida CAN Form.pdf

Complete attached form. The requesting agency is the child care center.
Once the form is completed e-mail a PDF version to:
HQW.CWR.Employment.Requests@myflfamilies.com
Type the name of the applicant in the body of the e-mail that is being sent.
If you call 888-352-2849 number identify yourself as being an out of state resident working in childcare.

 


 

Georgia

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Local Police Departments See List in Notes: Or Contact Chamblee Police Department from List

Contact Name:

NFF
STATE
Elaine Dempsy or Tamila Buford

Address:

3518 Broad Street, Chamblee, GA - 30341

Primary Phone:

(770) 986-5005

Secondary Phone:

(770) 986-1068

Fax:

(770) 986-5022

Email:

edempsey@chambleega.com

Website:

http://www.chambleega.com/251/Background-Checks

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Due to new Federal guidelines defined on 08/14/2017, no steps need to be taken by the applicant to obtain this criminal history information now from this specific state.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Human Services

Contact Name:

Attn: Child Protective Services Screening

Address:

2 Peachtree St. NW, 18 Floor, Atlanta, Georgia - 30303

Primary Phone:

(404) 657-3433

Secondary Phone:

COMPLETED BY CBCNone

Fax:

None

Email:

cpsisselfcheck@dhs.ga.gov

Website:

https://gacar.dhs.ga.gov/Screening/Home/AgencyRequest

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

1. Complete the Form obtained from the above website: https://gacar.dhs.ga.gov/General/Home/Download/1?option=view

2. E-Mail the form to the above e-mail address: cpsisselfcheck@dhs.ga.gov

 


 

 Go to the WebsiteGuam

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

District Court of Guam

Contact Name:

Address:

520 West Soledad Ave., Hagatna, Guam - 96910

Primary Phone:

(671) 473-9100

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

None

Email:

None

Website:

https://pacer.psc.uscourts.gov/pscof/regWizard.jsf

Fee:

$ (Different fees depending on how many pages)

Instructions:

Guam\Guam CHR Information.pdf

Go to website and follow instructions

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services

Contact Name:

None

Address:

123 Chalan Kareta
Mangilao, Guam 96913-6304

Primary Phone:

(671) 735-7304

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(671) 734-2066

Email:

None

Website:

http://www.dphss.guam.gov

Fee:

None

Instructions:

Guam\Guam CAN Form_.pdf

1. Submit a Letter Requesting Report 2. Mail to Requests to State

 


 

Hawaii

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Criminal Justice Data Center - Criminal History Record Check Unit

Contact Name:

Jennifer Sablan

Address:

NFF
STATE
465 South King Street Room 102, Honolulu, Hawaii - 96813

Primary Phone:

(808) 587-3349

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(808) 587-3024

Email:

None

Website:

https://ecrim.ehawaii.gov/ahewa/

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Due to new Federal guidelines defined on 08/14/2017, no steps need to be taken by the applicant to obtain this criminal history information now from this specific state.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Human Services - Child Welfare Services Branch

Contact Name:

CAN Clearances

Address:

420 Waiakamilo Road, Suite 300 A, Honolulu, Hawaii - 96817

Primary Phone:

(808) 832-0609

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(808) 832-0628

Email:

None

Website:

http://humanservices.hawaii.gov/ssd/backgroundcheck/

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Hawaii\Hawaii CAN Forms.pdf

1. Complete the Consent to Release Information for the Child Protective Services System Central Registry Form that is attached.
2. Mail request to:
Department of Human Services
Child Welfare Services Branch
Oahu Child Welfare Services Section 3
Attn: CAN Clearances
420 Waiakamilo Road
Suite 300A
Honolulu, Hawaii 96817

 


 

Idaho

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

State Police - Bureau of Criminal Identification

Contact Name:

Kathy Blades, Criminal Records Supervisor

Address:

700 South Stratford Drive Ste. 120, Meridian, Idaho - 83642

Primary Phone:

NFF
STATE
(208) 884-7130

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(208) 884-7193

Email:

None

Website:

https://isp.idaho.gov/BCI/index.html

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Due to new Federal guidelines defined on 08/14/2017, no steps need to be taken by the applicant to obtain this criminal history information now from this specific state.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Health & Welfare

Contact Name:

Susan Dearing

Address:

PO Box 83720, Boise, Idaho - 83704

Primary Phone:

(208) 334-5690

Secondary Phone:

(800) 340-1246

Fax:

None

Email:

IDCRCHECKS@dhw.idaho.gov

Website:

https://chu.dhw.idaho.gov

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Idaho\Idaho CAN Form.pdf

An Individual can request information on themselves.
1. Complete the Idaho Dept. of Health and Welfare Authorization and Consent to Release Information form that is attached.
2. E- mail requests to State:
IDCRCHECKS@dhw.idaho.gov
or Mail Request to State:
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
Children and Family Services
Attn: Susan Dearing
450 W. State St., 5th Floor
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0036

 


 

Illinois

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

State Police

Contact Name:

 Go to the WebsiteBureau of Identification

Address:

260 North Chicago Street, Joliet, Illinois - 60432

Primary Phone:

(815) 740-5160

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(815) 740-4401

Email:

None

Website:

http://www.isp.state.il.us/crimhistory/chri.cfm

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Go to the website above and click on the CHIRP web portal
Online Application
Complete the Name based search and you must have Java to do application online.
Out of State residents must click on "Non-Illinois Resident Accept"
If you have a common name Illinois may require a fingerprint card. You will have to order an Illinois fingerprint card, fill it out at the top and take it with a FBI card to a local police station and be fingerprinted. You will then mail it back to Illinois.

Out of State Paper forms can be ordered at: http://www.isp.state.il.us/crimhistory/uciaformreq.cfm
Choose the non-fingerprint request form (ISP6-405B)

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Family and Children Services

Contact Name:

None

Address:

406 E. Monroe Street, Station 30, Springfield, Illinois - 62701

Primary Phone:

(217) 557-0758

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(217) 782-3991

Email:

CFS689Background@illinois.gov

Website:

http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=48125

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Illinois\Illinois CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete the CFs 689 Authorization for Background check for Programs NOT Licensed by DCFS that is attached.
2. E-mail, mail or fax Requests to State Illinois
e-mail CFS689Background@illinois.gov
fax (217) 782-3991
mail:
Department of Children and Family Services
406 E. Monroe – Station # 30
Springfield, IL 62701

 


 

Indiana

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

State Police

Contact Name:

Mary Henninger

Address:

100 North Senate Avenue - IGCN-3rd Floor, Indianapolis, Indiana - 46204

Primary Phone:

(317) 232-8268

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

None

Email:

None

Website:

http://www.in.gov/ai/appfiles/isp-lch/

Fee:

$16.32

Instructions:

Indiana\Indiana CHR Form.pdf

Online Fee $16.32
Paper Fee $7.00 must be sent in the form of a money order and made out to the State of Indiana
Mail in application is attached. Mail in form is sent to:
Indiana State Police, Criminal History Limited Check
P.O. Box 6188
Indianapolis, Indiana 46206-6188

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Children Services

Contact Name:

Shantel Mattingly

Address:

302 West Washington Street Room E306, M508, Indianapolis, Indiana - 46204

Primary Phone:

(317) 234-4410

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(317) 234-4633

Email:

background.checkunit@dcs.in.gov

Website:

http://www.in.gov/dcs/2363.htm

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Indiana\Indiana CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete the Out of State Child Welfare Form that is attached.
2. Email, mail or fax request to State of Indiana
e-mail - background.checkunit@dcs.in.gov
fax - (317) 234-4633
mail:
Indiana Department of Children Services
302 West Washington Street Room E306, M508
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

 


 

Iowa

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Division of Criminal Investigation

Contact Name:

Pam Dyer

Address:

Oran Pape State Office Building - 217 East 7th Street, Des Moines, Iowa - 50319

Primary Phone:

NFF
STATE
(515) 725-6072

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(515) 725-6073

Email:

None

Website:

https://iowacriminalhistory.iowa.gov/default.aspx

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Due to new Federal guidelines defined on 08/14/2017, no steps need to be taken by the applicant to obtain this criminal history information now from this specific state.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Central Abuse Registry Iowa DHS

Contact Name:

None

Address:

P.O. Box 4826, Des Moines, Iowa - 50305

Primary Phone:

(800) 972-2017

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(515) 564-4112

Email:

dhsabuseregistry@dhs.state.ia.us

Website:

https://dhs.iowa.gov/

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Iowa\Iowa CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete the Request for Child Abuse Information that is attached:
2. Email, mail or fax requests to State of Iowa
e-mail - dhsabuseregistry@dhs.state.ia.us
fax - (515) 564-4112
mail:
Iowa Department of Human Services,
Central Abuse Registry
P.O. Box 4826
Des Moines, IA 50305




 

Kansas

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Bureau of Investigation - Attn. Central Repository

Contact Name:

Ginny Eardley

Address:

1620 S.W. Tyler, Topeka, Kansas - 66612

Primary Phone:

NFF
STATE
(785) 296-8244

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(785) 368-6376

Email:

ks-helpcenter@egov.com

Website:

http://www.accesskansas.org/kbi/criminalhistory/

Fee:

$20.00

Instructions:

Due to new Federal guidelines defined on 08/14/2017, no steps need to be taken by the applicant to obtain this criminal history information now from this specific state.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

DCF/Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry

Contact Name:

None

Address:

P.O. Box 2637, Topeka, Kansas - 66612

Primary Phone:

(785) 296-4653

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(866) 317-4279

Email:

None

Website:

http://www.dcf.ks.gov/services/PPS/Pages/Child-Abuse-and-Neglect-Central-Registry.aspx

Fee:

$10.00

Instructions:

Kansas\Kansas CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete the Registry Release Form that is attached:
2. Mail attached form and payment to the State of Kansas:
DCF
Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry
P.O. Box 2637
Topeka, KS 66601

 


 

Kentucky

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

State Police - Criminal Identification and Records Branch

Contact Name:

Captain Shane Bates

Address:

1266 Louisville Road, Frankfort, Kentucky - 40601

Primary Phone:

(502) 227-8700

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(502) 564-9713

Email:

Shane.Bates@ky.gov

Website:

http://www.kentuckystatepolice.org/background_check_forms.html

Fee:

$20.00

Instructions:

Kentucky\Kentucky CHR Form.pdf

Only obtained by mail and payment must be by check or money order.
Send filled out attached form, check or money order, and two stamped envelopes
Have one report mailed to:
You must send two self-addressed envelopes: 1 addressed to yourself and 1 to the address below
Bright From The Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning
2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, S.E.
Suite 754 East Tower
Atlanta, GA 30334
THE packet is mailed to:
Kentucky State Police
Criminal Identifications and Records Branch
Criminal Records Dissemination Section
1266 Louisville Road
Frankfort, KY 40601

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department for Community Based Services Records Management Section

Contact Name:

None

Address:

275 East Main Street, 3C-F, Frankfort, Kentucky - 40621

Primary Phone:

(502) 564-9554

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(502) 564-9554

Email:

None

Website:

http://chfs.ky.gov/dcbs/dafm/

Fee:

$10.00

Instructions:

Kentucky\Kentucky CAN Forms.pdf

1. Complete Application that is attached
2. Write check or money order for $10 made payable to Kentucky State Treasurer.
3. Mail Application and payment to:
The Cabinet for Health and Family Services
DCBS/Division of Child Care
275 East Main St., 3C-F
Frankfort, Kentucky 40621

 

 

Louisiana

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

State Police - Bureau of Identification

Contact Name:

Kelly Blanchard

Address:

7919 Independence Boulevard, Baton Rouge, Louisiana - 70809

Primary Phone:

(225) 925-4110

Secondary Phone:

(225) 925-7011

Fax:

(225) 925-7005

Email:

None

Website:

http://www.lsp.org/technical.html

Fee:

$26.00

Instructions:

Louisiana\Lousiana CHR Form.pdf

1) Print Form DPSSP 6696
2) Fill Our Form
3) Enclose with method of Payment
4) Mail to:
Louisiana State Police
Bureau of Criminal Identification and Information
P.O. Box 66614 (Mail Slip A-6)
Baton Rouge, LA 70896

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Dept. of Children and Family Services

Contact Name:

CPS Intake

Address:

P.O. Box 3318, Baton Rouge, LA - 70821

Primary Phone:

(225) 342-6827

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(225) 342-3480

Email:

DCFS.ChildProtectiveServices@LA.Gov

Website:

http://www.dcfs.louisiana.gov/index.cfm?md=pagebuilder&tmp=home&pid=426

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Louisiana\Louisiana Closed State CAN Notary Form.docx

Due to this specific state not having a child abuse registry available for our use now, no steps need to be taken by the applicant to obtain this child abuse registry information.

 


 

Maine

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

State Bureau of Identification - Maine State Police

Contact Name:

 Go to the WebsiteMatthew R. Ruel, Director of SBI

Address:

45 Commerce Drive, Augusta, Maine - 04333

Primary Phone:

(207) 624-7241

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(207) 287-3421

Email:

None

Website:

https://www5.informe.org/online/pcr/

Fee:

$33.00

Instructions:

1) You will complete the application online.
2) You will need: Subject's full name Subject's date of birth Credit card or subscription with InforME

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Office of Child and Family Services

Contact Name:

Office of Child and Family Services

Address:

2 Anthony Ave 11 State House Station, Augusta, Maine - 04333

Primary Phone:

(207) 624-7900

Secondary Phone:

(207) 342-6827 ext.: 2

Fax:

(207) 287-5282

Email:

None

Website:

http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/children.shtml

Fee:

$15.00

Instructions:

Maine\Maine CAN Form.pdf

1. Business Entity registers with the State of Maine. See attached application.
2. Send a request for an individual clearance letter.
3. Mail to request to state.

 


 

Maryland

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

CJIS Central Repository

Contact Name:

Raymond Miles, Beverly Wilson, Carole Shelton

Address:

6776 Reisterstown Road, Suite 205, Baltimore, Maryland - 21215

Primary Phone:

NFF
STATE
(410) 585-3692

Secondary Phone:

(410) 585-3620

Fax:

(410) 653-5690

Email:

None

Website:

https://www.dpscs.state.md.us/publicservs/bgchecks.shtml

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Due to new Federal guidelines defined on 08/14/2017, no steps need to be taken by the applicant to obtain this criminal history information now from this specific state.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Human Resources In-Home Services Administration

Contact Name:

CPS Background Clearance Coordinator

Address:

311 W, Saratoga Street RM 553, Baltimore, Maryland - 21201

Primary Phone:

(800) 332-6347

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

None

Email:

None

Website:

http://dhr.maryland.gov/child-protective-services/background-search/

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Maryland\Maryland CAN Form.pdf

1. All forms should be completed electronically. Complete the form on-line and then print it. (You may
want to save the form to your computer.) INCOMPLETE OR ILLEGIBLE FORMS WILL BE
RETURNED AND WILL CAUSE A DELAY IN THE REQUEST BEING PROCESSED.
Must be notarized and signed.
2. Mail Request to State of Maryland:
Maryland Department of Human Resources
Social Services Administration
In-Home Services
311 W. Saratoga Street, Room 553
Baltimore, MD 21201

 


 

Massachusetts

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Department of Criminal Justice Information Services: CORI Unit

Contact Name:

Michaela Dunne

Address:

200 Arlington Street, Suite 2200, Chelsea, Massachusetts - 02150

Primary Phone:

(617) 660-4600

Secondary Phone:

(617) 660-4782

Fax:

(617) 884-4601

Email:

None

Website:

(Google) CORI Personal Request Form

Fee:

$25.00

Instructions:

Massachuetts\Massachusetts CHR Form.pdf

You can do a local background check by mail or online.
Online:
https://icori.chs.state.ma.us/icori/ext/global/landing.action?page=1&bod=1497531312586&m=presentLanding

Mail requires a bank check or money order.
Mail in form and payment to:
Department of Criminal Justice Information Services: CORI Unit
200 Arlington Street,
2nd Floor, Suite 2200
Chelsea, MA 02150

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Children & Families - Background Record Check Unit

Contact Name:

None

Address:

600 Washington Street, 6th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts - 02111

Primary Phone:

(617) 748-2079

Secondary Phone:

(800) 792-5200

Fax:

(61) 743-9902

Email:

None

Website:

http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dcf/request-background-checks.html

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Massachuetts\Massachusetts CAN Form.pdf

1. Submit Requests on state form that is attached
2. Individuals must mail in notarized form and a self-addressed envelope to:
Massachusetts Department of Children and Families
Background Record Check Unit,
600 Washington Street
Boston MA. 02111

 


 

Michigan

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

 Go to the WebsiteState Police - Criminal Justice Information Center

Contact Name:

Johanna Richardson

Address:

333 South Grand Avenue, Lansing, Michigan - 48913

Primary Phone:

(517) 241-0783

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(517) 241-0866

Email:

None

Website:

http://www.michigan.gov/msp/0,4643,7-123-1878_8311---,00.html

Fee:

$10.00

Instructions:

1) Go To
http://www.michigan.gov/msp/0,4643,7-123-1878_8311---,00.html
2) Click on name based background check (ICHAT)
3) Click on Background Search
4) Register to create an ICHAT account.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Health & Human Services Division of Child Welfare

Contact Name:

Kathy West

Address:

P. O. Box 30650, Lansing, Michigan - 48909

Primary Phone:

(269) 337-5237

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(269) 337-5129

Email:

westk3@michigan.gov

Website:

http://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/0,5885,7-339-73971_7119_50648_48330-180331--,00.html

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Michigan\Michigan CAN Form.pdf

1. Submit Application on self by completing attached form.
2. Fax or mail requests to State of Michigan:
Fax - (517) 241-7047
Mail:
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Children's Protective Services Program
P.O. Box 30037
235 South Grand Ave., Suite 510
Lansing, Michigan 48909

 


 

Minnesota

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Bureau of Criminal Apprehension

Contact Name:

Jean Kelly

Address:

NFF
STATE
1430 Maryland Avenue East, St. Paul, Minnesota - 55106

Primary Phone:

(651) 793-2400

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(651) 793-2401

Email:

Jean.Kelly@state.mn.us

Website:

https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/bca/Pages/background-checks.aspx

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Due to new Federal guidelines defined on 08/14/2017, no steps need to be taken by the applicant to obtain this criminal history information now from this specific state.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Human Services Background Studies Unit

Contact Name:

Lori Steffan or Stephan Sarumi

Address:

P.O. Box 64242, St. Paul, Minnesota - 55164

Primary Phone:

(651) 431-6603

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(651) 297-1490

Email:

None

Website:

https://mn.gov/dhs/general-public/background-studies/

Fee:

$20.00

Instructions:

Minnesota\Minnesota CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete Form attached Consent/Authorization for Release of Information.
2. Send the form via fax or mail.
fax - 651-297-1490
mail:
Minnesota Department of Human Services
Background Studies Unit
PO Box 64172
St. Paul, MN 55164-0172

 


 

Mississippi

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Department of Public Safety - Criminal Information Center

Contact Name:

Wesley Luckey, Bobbie McAfee, Ronnie Germany

Address:

3891 Hwy 468 West, Pearl, Mississippi - 39208

Primary Phone:

(601) 933-2600

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(601) 933-2660

Email:

None

Website:

http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/30,0,206.html

Fee:

$32.00

Instructions:

Mississippi\Mississippi CHR Form.pdf

1. Complete the attached form.
2. Obtain a Money Order for $32 made payable to MS Department of Public Safety.
3. Mail both to:
MS Department of Public Safety
Attn: CIC/Background Checks
3891 Highway 468 West
Pearl, Mississippi 39208

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Human Services Protection Unit -Child Abuse Central Registry

Contact Name:

Kanika Robinson

Address:

P.O. Box 352, Jackson, Mississippi - 39205

Primary Phone:

(601) 359-4198

Secondary Phone:

(601) 359-4487

Fax:

(601) 576-2584

Email:

None

Website:

http://www.mdhs.ms.gov

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Mississippi\Mississipp CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete Form Mississippi Human Services Protection Unit Information Request that is attached - must be notarized
2. Mail Request to State with a postage-paid self-addressed envelope to:
Department of Human Services Protection Unit
Child Abuse Central Registry
P.O. Box 352
Jackson, MS 39205

 


 

Missouri

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

State Patrol - Criminal Justice Information Services Division

Contact Name:

NFF
STATE
None

Address:

P. O. Box 9500, Jefferson City, Missouri - 65102

Primary Phone:

(573) 751-2330

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(573) 751-2607

Email:

None

Website:

http://www.mshp.dps.missouri.gov/MSHPWeb/PatrolDivisions/CRID/crimRecChk.html

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Due to new Federal guidelines defined on 08/14/2017, no steps need to be taken by the applicant to obtain this criminal history information now from this specific state.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Social Services Children's Division

Contact Name:

Sara Smith

Address:

P. O. Box 88, Jefferson City, Missouri - 65103

Primary Phone:

(573) 751-2330

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(573) 751-2607

Email:

sara.e.smith@dss.mo.gov

Website:

http://www.mshp.dps.missouri.gov

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Missouri\Missouri CAN Form.pdf

Do not request a CRC result separately. Missouri has a process whereby we can request a name-based search of both the child abuse registry and criminal history. You will fill out the same form for both a CRC and CAR. You will mail the child abuse registry to:
Missouri Children’s Division
Background Screening / Investigations Unit
P.O. Box 88
Jefferson City, MO 65103

 


 

Montana

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Department of Justice - Criminal Records and Identification Services Section

Contact Name:

Michele Kavanaugh, Mike Richetti

Address:

P.O. Box 201403, Helena, Montana - 59620

Primary Phone:

NFF
STATE
(406) 444-3625

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(406) 444-0689

Email:

dojcriss@mt.gov

Website:

https://dojmt.gov/enforcement/background-checks/

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Due to new Federal guidelines defined on 08/14/2017, no steps need to be taken by the applicant to obtain this criminal history information now from this specific state.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Child & Family Services Division

Contact Name:

Records Requests

Address:

P.O. Box 8005, Helena, Montana - 59604

Primary Phone:

(406) 841-2400

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(406) 841-2487

Email:

ChildFamilyServicesDiv@mt.gov

Website:

http://dphhs.mt.gov/cfsd/backgroundchecks

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Montana\Montana CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete Form State of Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services Release of Information and have notarized.
2. Mail request to state to:
Montana Child and Family Services Division
Attn: Records Unit
PO Box 8005
Helena, Montana 59604

 


 

Nebraska

 Go to the WebsiteCriminal Records Check

Agency Name:

State Patrol - Records and Identification

Contact Name:

Lisa Hernandez, Jeff Avery, Denise Rice

Address:

3800 NW 12th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska - 68521

Primary Phone:

(402) 479-4918

Secondary Phone:

(402) 479-4979

Fax:

(402) 479-4321

Email:

nsp.criminalident@nebraska.gov

Website:

http://www.nebraska.gov/clickBackground/

Fee:

$15.50

Instructions:

Follow steps at the above website:
http://www.nebraska.gov/clickBackground/
Click on Criminal History Reports
Click on Get Started
You will need a credit card.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Health & Human Services Division of Children & Family Services

Contact Name:

CPS Central Registry

Address:

P.O. Box 95026, Lincoln, Nebraska - 68509

Primary Phone:

(402) 471-9272

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(402) 742-2344

Email:

dhhs.cfscentralregistry@nebraska.gov

Website:

http://dhhs.ne.gov/children_family_services/Pages/jus_jusindex.aspx

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Nebraska\Nebraska CAN Form.pdf

Individual can request CAN data.
1. Complete Form CFS-f Nebraska Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry that is attached:
2. Have form notarized
3. Fax (preferred) or mail request to state.
Fax - 402-742-2344
Mail to:
Division of Children and Family Services
ATT: Central Registry
P.O. Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026

 


 

Nevada

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Department of Public Safety

Contact Name:

Michelle Grisamer, Liz Rasberry

Address:

333 W. Nye Lane, General Services Division, Suite 100, Carson City, Nevada - 89706

Primary Phone:

(775) 684-6213

Secondary Phone:

(775) 684-6210

Fax:

(775) 684-6266

Email:

None

Website:

http://gsd.nv.gov/FeesForms/Criminal/RecordsReuest/

Fee:

$24.00

Instructions:

Nevada\Nevada CHR Form.pdf

See attached packet or you can print from website:
http://gsd.nv.gov/FeesForms/Criminal/RecordsReuest/ Choose Request for Nevada Criminal History (DPS 006)

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Central Registry Nevada Division of Child & Family Services

Contact Name:

Bruce Cole

Address:

4126 Technology Way, 3rd Floor, Carson City, Nevada - 89706

Primary Phone:

(775) 684-7941

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(775) 684-4456

Email:

DCFS-CANS@dcfs.nv.gov

Website:

http://dcfs.nv.gov/Forms/CentralRegistry/

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Nevada\Nevada CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete Form FPO 0515: Request for Child Abuse/ Neglect Screening that is attached.
2. Option of Mail, or email Requests to State.
e-mail - DCFS-CANS@dcfs.nv.gov
Mail to:
Nevada Division of Child and Family Services, Central Registry
4126 Technology Way, 1st Floor
Carson City, NV 89706

 


 

New Hampshire

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

State Police - Criminal Records Unit

Contact Name:

Jeff Kellett, Pamela Selvitella

Address:

33 Hazen Drive, Room 106A, Concord, New Hampshire - 03305

Primary Phone:

(603) 223-3867

Secondary Phone:

(603) 223-8403

Fax:

(603) 271-2399

Email:

None

Website:

https://www.nh.gov/safety/divisions/nhsp/ssb/crimrecords/

Fee:

$25.00

Instructions:

New Hampshire\New Hampshire CHR Form.pdf

Fill out attached packet.
Mail Completed Packet, Payment, and a self-addressed envelope to:
New Hampshire State Police
Criminal Records Unit 33 Hazen Drive
Room 106A Concord
New Hampshire 03305

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

NHDCYF Central Registry

Contact Name:

Susan Hallett-Cook

Address:

129 Pleasant Street, Concord, New Hampshire - 03301

Primary Phone:

(603) 271-8383

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(603) 271-4729

Email:

None

Website:

https://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dcyf/cps/

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

New Hampshire\New Hampshire CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete Form 2202 A Central Registry Name Search Authorization Release of Information Third Party that is attached. Must include a self-addressed stamped envelope.
2. Mail Requests to:
NH Division for Children, Youth, and Families
Central Registry
Brown Building – 4th floor
129 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301

 


 

New Jersey

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

State Police

Contact Name:

Debra Taylor-Leahy, Peter Gervasoni

Address:

NFF
STATE
P.O. Box 7068, West Trenton, New Jersey - 08628

Primary Phone:

(609) 882-2000 ext.: 2303

Secondary Phone:

(609) 882-2000 ext.: 2879

Fax:

(609) 882-4404

Email:

None

Website:

https://www.njportal.com/njsp/212b/

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Due to new Federal guidelines defined on 08/14/2017, no steps need to be taken by the applicant to obtain this criminal history information now from this specific state.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Children & Families Office of Licensing / CARI Unit

Contact Name:

Judith Williams

Address:

P.O. Box 717, Trenton, New Jersey - 08625

Primary Phone:

(609) 888-7711

Secondary Phone:

(877) 667-9845

Fax:

None

Email:

None

Website:

http://www.nj.gov/dcf/reporting/record/

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

New Jersey\New Jersey CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete Form Child Abuse Record Information that is attached:
2. Mail Request to:
Department of Children and Families-Office of Legal Affairs
CARI Unit
P.O. Box 717
Trenton, NJ 08625-0717

 


 

New Mexico

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Department of Public Safety

Contact Name:

Drew Johnson

Address:

4491 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, New Mexico - 87507

Primary Phone:

(505) 827-3317

Secondary Phone:

(505) 827-9297

Fax:

(505) 827-3388

Email:

None

Website:

http://www.dps.state.nm.us/index.php/criminal-history-records/

Fee:

$15.00

Instructions:

New Mexico\New Mexico CHR Form.pdf

1. Complete attached release form and have it notarized.
2. Obtain money order for $15 made payable to New Mexico Department of Public Safety
3. Mail both items to:
Department of Public Safety
Post Office Box 1628
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87507

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

CYFD Administrative Services / Background Check Unit

Contact Name:

Tamara Kirby

Address:

PO Drawer 5160, Santa Fe, New Mexico - 87502

Primary Phone:

(505) 827-8400

Secondary Phone:

(505) 827-7326

Fax:

(505) 827-7422

Email:

cyfd.bcu@state.nm.us

Website:

https://cyfd.org/

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

New Mexico\New Mexico CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete Form:
Child Care Applicants Living Outside of New Mexico
Children Youth and Families Department (CYFD)
Abuse and Neglect Authorization
2. Email form to the
cyfd.bcu@state.nm.us

 


 

New York

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

State Division of Criminal Justice Services

Contact Name:

Adam Stefaniak

Address:

80 South Swan Street, 5th Floor, Albany, New York - 12210

Primary Phone:

NFF
STATE
(518) 485-0056

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(518) 457-7357

Email:

None

Website:

http://www.criminaljustice.ny.gov/ojis/recordreview.htm

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Due to new Federal guidelines defined on 08/14/2017, no steps need to be taken by the applicant to obtain this criminal history information now from this specific state.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Office of Children & Family Services New York State Central Register

Contact Name:

Tara Hughgill

Address:

P.O. Box 4480, Albany, New York - 12204

Primary Phone:

(800) 342-3720

Secondary Phone:

(518) 474-5297

Fax:

(518) 486-3424

Email:

Tara.Hughgill@ocfs.ny.gov

Website:

http://ocfs.ny.gov/main/

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

New York\New York CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete Authorization for Request for Information on History of Child Abuse and Neglect that is attached:
2. Mail Request To:
(Note: do not fax or e-mail) All request is processed the same day of receipt.
NEW YORK STATE
OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
STATEWIDE CENTRAL REGISTER
P.O. BOX 4480
ALBANY, NEW YORK 12204-0480

 


 

North Carolina

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

State Bureau of Investigation - Criminal Information and Identification Section

Contact Name:

Wyatt Pettingill, Asst. Special Agent in Charge

Address:

NFF
STATE
P.O. Box 29500 - 3320 Garner Road, Raleigh, North Carolina - 27626

Primary Phone:

(919) 662-4509 ext.: 6314

Secondary Phone:

(919) 662-4506 ext.: 6403

Fax:

(919) 662-4380

Email:

wapettingill@ncdoj.gov

Website:

http://www.ncdps.gov/our-organization/law-enforcement/state-bureau-investigation/sbi-forms

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Due to new Federal guidelines defined on 08/14/2017, no steps need to be taken by the applicant to obtain this criminal history information now from this specific state.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Health and Human Services - Criminal Record Check Unit

Contact Name:

Criminal Record Check Unit

Address:

2201 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, North Carolina - 27699

Primary Phone:

(919) 527-6335

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(919) 715-0987

Email:

None

Website:

http://ncchildcare.nc.gov/general/home.asp

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

1. Applicant should complete attached document and mail to address given on the instructions.

 


 

North Dakota

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Bureau of Criminal Investigation - Concealed Weapons

Contact Name:

Chief Sarah Dinius

Address:

P.O. Box 1054, Bismark, North Dakota - 58502

Primary Phone:

(701) 328-5500

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(701) 328-5510

Email:

None

Website:

https://attorneygeneral.nd.gov/public-safety/criminal-history-records/requesting-criminal-history-record-check

Fee:

$15.00

Instructions:

North Dakota\North Dakota CHR Form.pdf

Complete the attached forms and mail with payment and application to:
Criminal Records Section
North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation
4205 State Street
PO Box 1054
Bismark, N.D. 58502-1054

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Human Services Children & Family Services

Contact Name:

Tara Reed

Address:

600 E. Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 325, Bismark, North Dakota - 58505

Primary Phone:

(701) 328-1846

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(701) 328-3538

Email:

dhscfscbc@nd.gov

Website:

http://www.nd.gov/dhs/services/childfamily/

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

North Dakota\North Dakota CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete Form SFN 433 Child Abuse and Neglect Background Inquiry ND Form that is attached.
2. Mail form to:
Children and Family Services/CBCU
600 East Boulevard Avenue
Department 325
Bismarck, ND 58505

 


 

Northern Mariana Islands

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

Contact Name:

Address:

P.O. Box 500791 - Civic Center, Susupe, Saipan, Marianas Protectorate - 96950

Primary Phone:

(670) 664-9072

Secondary Phone:

(670) 664-9073

Fax:

(670) 664-9075

Email:

None

Website:

http://www.dps.gov.mp/bmv/recid

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Northern Mariana Islands\Northern Mariana Islands CHR Form_.pdf

To obtain specialized information from records being maintained by the Department, submit a written request to the
Commissioner of the CNMI Department of Public Safety for approval. You may file the request in person or mail it to:
Records & Identification Section
P.O. Box 500791
Civic Center, Susupe
Saipan, MP 96950 or
Fax it to (670) 664-9075

 


 

Ohio

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

NFF
STATE
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation

Contact Name:

Conchita Mason

Address:

P.O. Box 365 or 1560 SR 56, London, Ohio - 43140

Primary Phone:

(740) 845-2000

Secondary Phone:

(740) 845-2212

Fax:

(740) 845-2633

Email:

None

Website:

http://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/FAQ/Background-Check-FAQs.aspx

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Due to new Federal guidelines defined on 08/14/2017, no steps need to be taken by the applicant to obtain this criminal history information now from this specific state.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Job & Family Services Office of Families & Children

Contact Name:

None

Address:

P. O. Box 183204, Columbus, Ohio - 43218

Primary Phone:

(614) 752-1298

Secondary Phone:

(866) 635-3748

Fax:

(614) 728-6726

Email:

None

Website:

https://jfs.ohio.gov/ocf/childprotectiveservices.stm

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Ohio\Ohio CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete Ohio's Central Registry on Child Abuse form that is attached. Must be notarized or have two copies of two forms of identification.
2. Mail Requests to:
Central Registry
PO Box 182709
Columbus, OH 43218-2709

 


 

Oklahoma

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

State Bureau of Investigation - Communications Unit

Contact Name:

NFF
STATE
Peggy Codding, Communications Superintendent

Address:

6600 N. Harvey, Suite 300, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - 73116

Primary Phone:

(405) 879-2964

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(405) 843-3804

Email:

None

Website:

https://www.ok.gov/osbi/Criminal_History/Criminal_History_Search/How_to_Request_a_Name-Based_Criminal_History_Search.html

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Due to new Federal guidelines defined on 08/14/2017, no steps need to be taken by the applicant to obtain this criminal history information now from this specific state.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

OK Department of Human Services Children & Family Services Division

Contact Name:

COMPLETED BY CBCDavid Bargess

Address:

P.O. Box 25352, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - 73125

Primary Phone:

(405) 522-4051

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(405) 521-4373

Email:

caniscps@okdhs.org

Website:

https://ccrrpublicjl.okdhs.org/ccrrpublicjl/public/

 

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

 


 

Oregon

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

State Police - Criminal Justice Information Services

Contact Name:

NFF
STATE
Laurie Riesterer, Mathew Oeder

Address:

3772 Portland Road, NE, Salem, Oregon - 97301

Primary Phone:

(503) 934-2328

Secondary Phone:

(503) 934-2353

Fax:

(503) 378-2121

Email:

lori.barnes@state.or.us

Website:

https://www.oregon.gov/osp/ID/pages/public_records.aspx

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Due to new Federal guidelines defined on 08/14/2017, no steps need to be taken by the applicant to obtain this criminal history information now from this specific state.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Human Services Background Check Unit

Contact Name:

Cooper or Laura

Address:

P.O. Box 14870, Salem, Oregon - 97309

Primary Phone:

(503) 378-5470 ext.: 3

Secondary Phone:

(503) 378-8932

Fax:

(503) 378-6314

Email:

bcu.info@state.or.us

Website:

http://www.oregon.gov/DHS/BUSINESS-SERVICES/CHC/Pages/Contacts.aspx

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

 

Oregon\Oregon CAN Letterhead.docx

1. Submit Requests on Letterhead
2. Include individual's name, D.O.B., S.S., and any counties lived in Oregon
3. E-Mail or Mail Requests to State
e-mail bcu.info@state.or.us
mail:
Department of Human Services
Background Check Unit
PO Box 14870
Salem OR 97309-5066

 


 

Pennsylvania

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

State Police - Records and Identification Division

Contact Name:

Lieutenant Kevin Deskiewicz

Address:

1800 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania - 17110

Primary Phone:

(717) 783-5592

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(717) 772-3681

Email:

None

Website:

https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp

 

Fee:

$22.00

Instructions:

Pennsylvania\Pennsylvania CHR - SP 4-164 2017-1.doc

After completing the attached application please mail to:
Pennsylvania State Police Central Repository - RCPU
1800 Elmerton Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17110-9758

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Child Line & Abuse Registry Department of Human Services

Contact Name:

None

Address:

P.O. Box 8170, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania - 17105

Primary Phone:

(717) 783-6211

Secondary Phone:

(877) 371-5422

Fax:

None

Email:

None

Website:

http://dhs.pa.gov/publications/findaform/childabusehistoryclearanceforms/

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Pennsylvania\Pennsylvania CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete Form CY 113 Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Certification that is attached.
2. Mail to:
Pennsylvania Child Line & Abuse Registry Department of Human Services
P.O. Box 8170
Harrisburg, PA 17105




 

Puerto Rico

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Estado Libre Associado de Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico Police Department

Contact Name:

None

Address:

P.O. Box 70166 San Juan, PR. 00936-8166

Primary Phone:

787-793-1234

Secondary Phone:

Fax:

Email:

Wilda Moctezuma <wmoctezuma@familia.pr.gov>

Website:

https://servicios.pr.gov/info

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

You will order a local background check at the online site: https://servicios.pr.gov/cap/

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Directora Centro Estatal

Contact Name:

Wilda Mocpecuma

Address:

P.O. Box 11398, San Juan, Puerto Rico - 00910-1398

Primary Phone:

(787) 625-4900 ext.: 1720

Secondary Phone:

Fax:

Email:

ejrivera@adfan.pr.gov

Website:

http://www.acuden.pr.gov/Programa_Child_Care/Pages/default.aspx

Fee:

Instructions:

 


 

Rhode Island

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Bureau of Criminal Identification - Rhode Island Department of Attorney General

Contact Name:

Mark McKitchen, William A Karalis

Address:

150 South Main Street, Providence, Rhode Island - 02903

Primary Phone:

(401) 274-4400 ext.: 2211

Secondary Phone:

(401) 274-4400 ext.: 2029

Fax:

(401) 222-1331

Email:

None

Website:

http://www.riag.ri.gov/homeboxes/BackgroundChecks.php

Fee:

$5.00

Instructions:

Rhode Island\Rhode Island CHR Form.pdf

By Mail:
A signed and notarized release form attached.
A copy of a valid form of photo identification. Examples of acceptable identification include:
Valid state issued driver’s license
Valid state issued identification card
Valid United States passport
Check or money order for $5.00, payable to "BCI." Credit cards and cash not accepted by mail.
Self-addressed, stamped envelope for return

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Central Registry & Child Abuse Hotline DCYF

Contact Name:

Janice Mitchell or Natasha House

Address:

101 Friendship Street, 2nd Floor, Providence, Rhode Island - 02903

Primary Phone:

(401) 528-3843

Secondary Phone:

(401) 528-3843

Fax:

(401) 528-3480

Email:

janice.mitchell@dcyf.ri.gov

Website:

http://www.dcyf.ri.gov/child_welfare/

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Rhode Island\Rhode Island CAN Form.pdf

 

Rhode Island\Rhode Island CAN Letterhead.docx

Applicant must fill out attached document and send to address listed on forms or above


1. Submit Requests Must be on letterhead - Letter must include:
a. applicants name
b. date of birth
c. maiden name
d. where lived in R.I.
e. must be signed by applicant

 

 

 

 

South Carolina

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Law Enforcement Division

Contact Name:

Celeste Proffitt

Address:

P.O. Box 21398, Columbia, South Carolina - 29221

Primary Phone:

(803) 896-7005

Secondary Phone:

(803) 896-7144

Fax:

(803) 896-7022

Email:

None

Website:

https://catch.sled.sc.gov/

Fee:

$26.00

Instructions:

South Carolina\South Carolina CHR Form.pdf

You can do a local check online for $26 or use the attached document to submit mail and the fee is $25.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Social Services Central Registry

Contact Name:

Barbara Atiba or Faye Chandler

Address:

P.O. Box 1520, Columbia, South Carolina - 29202

Primary Phone:

(803) 898-7318 ext.: 4

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(803) 898-1206

Email:

barbara.atiba@dss.sc.gov

Website:

https://dss.sc.gov/contact/

Fee:

$8.00

Instructions:

South Carolina\South Carolina CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete Form DSS Form 3072 Consent to Release Information
Applicant
2. Mail Requests to State
contacts barbara.atiba@dss.sc.gov faye.chandler@dss.sc.gov

 


 

South Dakota

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Division of Criminal Investigation

Contact Name:

Chad Mosteller, Identification Administrator

Address:

1302 East Highway 14 Suite 5, Pierre, South Dakota - 57501

Primary Phone:

(605) 773-3331

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(605) 773-4629

Email:

None

Website:

https://atg.sd.gov/LawEnforcement/Identification/stateonlybgcheck.aspx

Fee:

$24.00

Instructions:

South Dakota\South Dakota CHR Form.pdf

See instructions on website listed above. for South Dakota Local Background Check.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Social Services / CPS

Contact Name:

Nicole Lebeau

Address:

700 Governors Dive, Pierre, South Dakota - 57501

Primary Phone:

(605) 773-3227

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(605) 773-6834

Email:

nicole.lebeau@state.sd.us

Website:

https://dss.sd.gov/formsandpubs/

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

South Dakota\South Dakota CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete Form South Dakota Department of Social Services / CPS Background Request
2. Mail Requests to:
Department of Social Services / CPS
700 Governors Dive
Pierre, South Dakota 57501

 


 

Tennessee

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Bureau of Investigation

Contact Name:

Sharron King, Kenneth Blue

Address:

901 R.S. Gass Boulevard, Nashville, Tennessee - 37216

Primary Phone:

(615) 744-4057

Secondary Phone:

(615) 744-4025

Fax:

(615) 744-4653

Email:

None

Website:

https://www.tn.gov/tbi/article/background-checks

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Due to new Federal guidelines defined on 08/14/2017, no steps need to be taken by the applicant to obtain this criminal history information now from this specific state.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

CPS History Searches and Due Process, Tennessee Department of Children's Services

Contact Name:

Genora Wilson

Address:

436-6th Avenue North, Cordell Hull Bldg. 8th Floor, Nashville, Tennessee - 37243

Primary Phone:

(615) 532-9856

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

None

Email:

None

Website:

https://www.tn.gov/dcs/article/child-protective-services-history-check

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Tennessee\Tennessee CAN Form.pdf

 


 

Texas

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

 Go to the WebsiteDepartment of Public Safety

Contact Name:

TX DPS, Error Resolution Unit

Address:

P.O. Box 4143, Austin, Texas - 78765

Primary Phone:

(512) 424-7256

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(512) 424-5911

Email:

errorresolution@txdps.state.tx.us

Website:

http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/Background_Checks

Fee:

$3.32

Instructions:

Texas\Texas CHR Form.pdf

The website above allows you to do a name based check online with a credit card for $3.32 (includes taxes and fees).
The attached packet allows you to do a mail-in form requiring fingerprints for $25.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Family & Protective Services, Centralized Background Check Unit

Contact Name:

Centralized Background Check Unit

Address:

P.O. Box 149030 Mail Code 121-7, Austin, Texas - 78714

Primary Phone:

(800) 647-7410

Secondary Phone:

(512) 339-5900

Fax:

(512) 339-5829

Email:

txabuseneglectbgc@dfps.state.tx.us

Website:

http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/Background_Checks/FAQ/faq_abuse_registry.asp

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Texas\Texas CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete Form F-500-2970 Request for Child Abuse / Neglect Central Registry and have it notarized.
2. Email Requests to State or Fax or Mail
e-mail TXAbuseNeglectBGC@dfps.state.tx.us
FAX: 512-339-5829
Mail:
CBCU TX Abuse Neglect BGC,
M/C 121-7
PO Box 149030
Austin, TX 78714-9030

 


 

Utah

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Bureau of Criminal Identification

Contact Name:

Lauralee Blue, Records Supervisor

Address:

3888 West 5400 South, Salt Lake City, Utah - 84114

Primary Phone:

(801) 965-4943

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(801) 965-4749

Email:

None

Website:

https://bci.utah.gov/obtaining-utah-criminal-history-records-of-your-employees/

Fee:

$15.00

Instructions:

Utah\Utah CHR Form.pdf

Follow instructions on attached document.

Mail the application, fee and release form (if applicable) to:
UTAH BUREAU OF CRIMINAL IDENTIFICATION
3888 West 5400 South
Taylorsville, Utah 84129

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Division of Child & Family Services Department of Human Services

Contact Name:

Child Abuse Background Screening Attn: Cherri Joy

Address:

195 North 1950 West, Salt Lake City, Utah - 84116

Primary Phone:

(801) 538-4466

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(801) 538-3993

Email:

dcfscentralregistry@utah.gov

Website:

https://dcfs.utah.gov/forms/

Fee:

$0.00

1. Complete Form State of Utah Informed Consent and Release of Liability
2. Attach application along with a copy of driver's license.
3. Option of Mail, E-mail or Fax Requests to State
EMAIL: dcfscentralregistry@utah.gov
FAX: Attn: Child Abuse Background Screening
801-538-3993
MAIL: Division of Child & Family Services
Attn: Child Abuse Background Screening
195 North 1950 West Salt Lake City, UT 84116

 


 

Vermont

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Department of Public Safety - Vermont Criminal Information Center

Contact Name:

Elizabeth Evans

Address:

 Go to the Website103 S. Main Street, Waterbury, Vermont - 05671

Primary Phone:

(802) 241-5225

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(802) 241-5552

Email:

beanm@dps.state.vt.us

Website:

https://secure.vermont.gov/DPS/criminalrecords/

Fee:

$30.00

Instructions:

1. Go to the above website:
2. Register and pay your fee.
3. Submit your request.



Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Child Abuse Registry Unit DCF/ Family Services Division

Contact Name:

Dianne Jabar

Address:

101 South Main Street, Osgood 3, Waterbury, Vermont - 05671

Primary Phone:

(802) 871-6474

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(802) 241-3301

Email:

dianne.jabar@state.vt.us

Website:

http://dcf.vermont.gov/protection/registry/self-check

Fee:

$0.00

1. Complete Form Self Request Information from the Vermont Child Protection Registry that is attached.
2. Attach a self-addressed stamped envelope.
3. Mail Request to:
DCF - Child Protection Registry
HC 1 North Bldg. B
280 State Drive
Waterbury, Vermont 05671-1080

 


 

Virgin Island

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

U.S. Virgin Islands Police Department

Contact Name:

None

Address:

None

Primary Phone:

(340) 715-5523

Secondary Phone:

(340) 712-6059

Fax:

(340) 772-1504

Email:

Website:

http://www.vipd.gov.vi/Departments/Office_of_the_Police_Commissioner/Records_Bureau.aspx

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

None

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Human Services

Contact Name:

None

Address:

1303 Hospital Ground, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands - 00802

Primary Phone:

(340) 774-0930 ext.: 4393

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(340) 774-0082

Email:

None

Website:

None

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Virgin Island\Virgin Island CAN Letterhead.docx

1. Submit Request on letterhead
2. Attach RCA
3. E-Mail Requests to State

 


 

Virginia

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Department of State Police

Contact Name:

 Go to the Website

Address:

P.O. Box 27472, Richmond, Virginia - 23261

Primary Phone:

(804) 674-4616

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(804) 674-8529

Email:

Website:

www.vsp.virginia.gov

Fee:

$15.00

Instructions

1. Complete and notarize form SP-167 from the above website.
2. Make Payment via approved method.
3. Mail Document to:
Department of State
P.O. Box 85076
Richmond, Virginia 23285-5076

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Social Services Child Abuse Central Registry Unit, OBI Search Unit

Contact Name:

Betty Whittaker

Address:

801 East Main Street, 6th Floor, Richmond, Virginia - 23219

Primary Phone:

(804) 726-7567

Secondary Phone:

(800) 552-7096

Fax:

(804) 726-7897

Email:

betty.whittaker@dss.virginia.gov

Website:

http://www.dss.virginia.gov/family/background_investigations.cgi

Fee:

$10.00

Instructions:

Virginia\Virginia CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete Form Requests Information from the Virginia Child Protection Registry
2. Money Order, Business Check or Cashier’s Check for $10
3. Mail Requests and funds to:
Virginia Department of Social Services
Office of Background Investigations - Search Unit
801 East Main Street, 6th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219-2901

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Washington

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

State Patrol - Identification and Criminal History Record Section

Contact Name:

Criminal History Support Unit

Address:

P.O. Box 42633, Olympia, Washington - 98504

Primary Phone:

(360) 534-2000

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(360) 534-2071

Email:

crimhis@wsp.wa.gov

Website:

http://www.wsp.wa.gov/crime/chrequests.htm

Fee:

$16.00

Instructions:

Washington\Washington State CHR Formpdf.pdf

Local Background Checks can be mailed in or completed online. Attached are the documents needed to mail in a request.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

DSHS Children's Administration, FISCAL NCIC Access Unit

Contact Name:

CAN History Check

Address:

P.O. Box 45710, Olympia, Washington - 98504

Primary Phone:

(800) 562-5624

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(206) 464-7464

Email:

CANhistorychecks@dshs.wa.gov

Website:

Child Abuse and Neglect (CA/N) Founded Findings Requests from External Requestors | DSHS

Fee:

$20.00

Instructions:

Washington\Washington CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete State of Washington In-State Child Abuse and Neglect Founded
2. Mail Requests to State:
DSHS Children’s Administration
ATTN: Fiscal
PO Box 45710
Olympia WA 98504-5710

 


 

West Virginia

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Department of Health and Human Services - WV DHHR /BCF Background Unit

Contact Name:

Judy or David

Address:

350 Capital Street Room 730, Charleston, West Virginia - 25301

Primary Phone:

NFF
STATE
(304) 356-4515

Secondary Phone:

(304) 558-0628

Fax:

(304) 558-4194

Email:

None

Website:

http://www.dhhr.wv.gov/bcf/Providers/Pages/CIB.aspx

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Due to new Federal guidelines defined on 08/14/2017, no steps need to be taken by the applicant to obtain this criminal history information now from this specific state.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Health & Human Resources

Contact Name:

Cher O' Brien

Address:

350 Capitol Street, RM 691, Charleston, West Virginia - 25301

Primary Phone:

(304) 558-4408

Secondary Phone:

(800) 352-6513

Fax:

(304) 558-5354

Email:

None

Website:

http://www.dhhr.wv.gov/bcf/Providers/Pages/Request-an-APS-or-CPS-Background-Check.aspx

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

West Virginia\West Virginia CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete Form BCF-PSRC Authorization and Release for Protective Service Record Check that is attached.
2. Mail Requests to:
Bureau for Children and Families 350 Capitol Street, Room 691
Charleston, WV 25301

 


 

Wisconsin

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Department of Justice, Record Check Unit

Contact Name:

Katie Schuh

Address:

P.O. Box 2688, Madison, Wisconsin - 53701

Primary Phone:

(608) 266-7314

Secondary Phone:

(608) 264-6213

Fax:

(608) 267-4558

Email:

schuhkr@doj.state.wi.us

Website:

https://recordcheck.doj.wi.gov/

Fee:

$15.00

Instructions:

Wisconsin\Wisconsin CHR Form.pdf

A local background check can be completed by mail or online. The mail in packet is attached and the online link is above.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Children and Families - Department of Safety and Permanence

Contact Name:

None

Address:

201 E. Washington Avenue 2nd Floor, PO Box 8916, Madison, Wisconsin - 53703

Primary Phone:

(608) 422-7000

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

(608) 226-5521

Email:

cwbckgrdrequests@wisconsin.gov

Website:

https://dcf.wisconsin.gov/mcps/records

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Wisconsin\Wisconsin CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete Form BCF-PSRC Authorization and Release for Protective Service Record Check
2. Attach Authorization
3. Option to Submit E-Mail or Fax Requests to State

 


 

Wyoming

Criminal Records Check

Agency Name:

Division of Criminal Investigation

Contact Name:

NFF
STATE
Heather

Address:

208 South College Drive, Cheyenne, Wyoming - 82002

Primary Phone:

(307) 777-7181

Secondary Phone:

None

Fax:

None

Email:

None

Website:

http://wyomingdci.wyo.gov/dci-criminal-justice-information-systems-section/criminal-records-section/criminal-history-checks

Fee:

$0.00

Instructions:

Due to new Federal guidelines defined on 08/14/2017, no steps need to be taken by the applicant to obtain this criminal history information now from this specific state.

Child Abuse Registry

Agency Name:

Department of Family Services

Contact Name:

Heidi Teasley or Stephanie Ross

Address:

2300 Capitol Avenue 3rd Floor, Cheyenne, Wyoming - 82002

Primary Phone:

(307) 777-8538

Secondary Phone:

(307) 777-5894

Fax:

(307) 777-3693

Email:

heidi.teasley@wyo.gov

Website:

http://dfsweb.wyo.gov/central-registry

Fee:

$10.00

Instructions:

Wyoming\Wyoming CAN Form.pdf

1. Complete Form SS/APS-26 Application for Child Abuse/Neglect Central Registry Screen that is attached.
2. Attach RCA - authorization form and a self-addressed stamped envelope.
3. Mail Requests to:
Department of Family Services
Division of Juvenile Services
2300 Capitol Avenue
Third Floor, Cheyenne, WY 82002

 

 




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